Deane Fowler crew

Deane Fowler crew was assigned to the 513th Squadron.

Standing (from left): Deane Fowler - Pilot, Charles Wolfe - Bombardier, William Ford, Jr. - Co-Pilot, Crew Navigator brought on board to replace Richard Sherwood, original navigator who was sent back to the states for special training. Austin C. Ricketson was on this mission as navigator, the normal navigator on the Yatkones crew.

Kneeling (from left): Wesley Wackerle -Engineer, Charles Kohnfelder, Armorer/Gunner, Edward Harkins (partially obscured) - Armorer/Gunner, John Vernon Weaver - Radio Operator, and Jesus Padilla - Radio Operator/Gunner. The fellow in front is Joseph D'Angelo - Engineer/Gunner, and the little guy he is holding is Vino, whom we brought over to Italy from North Africa.

This photo was taken before the Verona Raid, 2/14/1944.

Liberandos Patch

376 ARCHIVES

At the 2017 reunion, the board approved the donation of our archives to the Briscoe Center for American History, located on the University of Texas - Austin campus.

Click here to go to their main website.

Also, the board approved a $5,000 donation to add to Ed Clendenin's $20,000 donation in the memory of his father. Together, these funds begin an endowment for the preservation of the 376 archives.

2018 REUNION

DATES :  TBD

CITY : Dayton, Ohio

HOTEL: TBD

2018 reunion details


previous reunions

For Sale

The Other Doolittle Raid


The Liberandos


Three Crawford Brothers


Liberando: Reflections of a Reluctant Warrior


376th Bomb Group Mission History


The Last Liberator


Full Circle


Shadows of Wings


Ten Men, A "Flying Boxcar," and A War


I Survived Ploesti


A Measure of Life


Shot Down In Yugoslavia


Stories of My Life


Attack


Born in Battle